Heliotropium


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Heliotropium

plant genus of the Boraginaceae family; contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids; causes hepatic injury and a syndrome of depression, jaundice and photosensitization. Also a significant contributor to the development of toxemic jaundice in sheep; may also cause sufficient intravascular hemolysis to result in hemoglobinuria and hemolytic anemia. Includes H. amplexicaule, H. europaeum, H. ovalifolium. Called also heliotrope.
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Pyrrolizidine alkaloid-containing toxic plants (Senecio, Crotalaria, Cynoglossum, Amsinckia, Heliotropium and Echium sp.
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Where it was most prevalent of Brassica tournefortii, Digitaria sanguinalis, Cyperus rotundus, Heliotropium currsivicum, Amaranthus hybridus, Amaranthus viridis and Chenopodium murale.
During the revision of Argentinian Heliotropiaceae, we came across some species in Heliotropium and Tournefortia still in need of transfer to Euploca and Myriopus, respectively.
origanoides y Phyllanthus niruri observaron mayor control del patogeno, Bipolaris maydis cuando los aplicaron en forma preventiva, mientras que con el EE de Heliotropium indicum no encontraron diferencias.
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El sexto grupo esta conformado por los taxones tipicos del matorral, dentro de las cuales sobresalen Rauvolfia viridis, Thevetia ahouai, Bunchosia pseudonitida, Cresentia cujete, Cnidoscolus urens, Heliotropium indicum, Sida acuta, Acmella sp.
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Alcaloides toxicos de Pirrolizidina: Existen especies de plantas como la Heliotropium lasiocarpum Fisch (57), el Senecio (58), el Symphytum officinale (Consuelda) (32) y las especies de Crotalaria (59) que contienen alcaloides de pirrolizina que al ser consumidas como te pueden asociarse a hepatopatia de etiologia veno-oclusiva no trombotica.
New pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Heliotropium crassifolium.
South American Haplothrips species (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), with a new species of biological control interest to Australia against weedy Heliotropium amplexicaule (Boraginaceae).